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Alexander County, Illinois; Hardin County, Illinois

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Female persons, percent

Alexander County, Illinois
Female persons, percent
51.4%
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 5,761
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,238
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -30.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 8,238
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
23.1%
Female persons, percent
51.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
64.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
31.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
1.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
63.7%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 496
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 0.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 3,962
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 73.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $56,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $940
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $397
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $526
Building permits, 2019 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 2,154
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.85
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 0.8%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 65.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 56.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 86.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 12.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 19.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
6.8%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 45.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 43.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,164
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 12,189
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 8,006
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 24,207
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $3,124
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 30.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $36,806
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $19,519
Persons in poverty, percent
24.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 95
Total employment, 2018 911
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 32,406
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -3.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 255
All firms, 2012 523
Men-owned firms, 2012 154
Women-owned firms, 2012 276
Minority-owned firms, 2012 202
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 295
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 86
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 411
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 35.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 235.51
FIPS Code 17003
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Alexander County, Illinois
51.4%
Hardin County, Illinois
49.4%
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60.0%
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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